Booze to beat the heat

Cocktails / July 27, 2016 / No Comments.

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Back to school commercials may be around the corner, but we are still very much in summer mode (and the temperature is with us on this one). As the weather continues to heat up, you’re going to need more than one way to cool down – we’re sure these heatwave cocktails will do the trick. Infusing some of our favorite seasonal fruits with our favorite booze is the best way to quench our thirst. Stay cool out there!

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  • Man Cave: Whisky Waste as Car Fuel

    Man Cave / July 25, 2016 / No Comments.

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    Celtic Renewables is an Edinburgh-based biotechnical company that is targeting the process of turning waste from whisky distilleries into biobutanol. Sounds cool, right? Biobutanol can be used as a substitute for petrol and diesel, no new engine is required. If everything succeeds than we are looking at potentially cutting out conventional fuel and eliminating a lot of CO2 in the near future.

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    Cocktail Corner: Talkin’ about Tequila Day

    Cocktail Corner / July 24, 2016 / No Comments.

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    When you thought Cinco de Mayo was the only day to have an excuse to drink tequila… today is National Tequila day! Time to celebrate your loyalty to your favorite liquor. Tequila has always been candid and consistent in its taste, strength, and especially in the lovely way it leaves us with a tremendous hangover that seems to last for days. Sure you may only think to drink tequila in a margarita, but that is definitely not the only, or best, way. Experiment with the these different ways to shoot back tequila in honor of National Tequila Day…

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    5 Things Wine Experts Wish You Knew

    Our Stories / July 23, 2016 / No Comments.

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    The world of vino can seem like a daunting one. So to help all the intimidated wine drinkers out there, we collected some expert advice from sommeliers and wine shop owners to compile some tips:

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    5 Reasons to drink this Friday

    5 Reasons To Drink This Weekend / July 22, 2016 / No Comments.

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    We’re not the type of people who need a reason to drink. If we’re breathing that’s reason enough. But for those who need more, here you go:

    1. Two weeks until the 2016 Summer Olympics Games: Are you ready to see Aly Raisman lead the new Fierce Five? See Michael Phelps win a possible 19th Gold medal? Or even Usain Bolt compete in his 4th Olympic games? Celebrate the success and hard work of all of your favorite athletes with a brew in hand. Let the countdown begin…

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    Ice Cream & Beer, Beer & Ice Cream

    Beer / July 22, 2016 / No Comments.

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    Ice Cream and Beer, Beer and Ice Cream. Is there anything better than these options (besides pizza of course)? Well, Baskin Robbins has paired up with All About Beer Magazine to pair 10 flavors of ice cream with the correct beer. Here is what they suggest:

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    Her Shot: Hamilton Broadway Booze

    Cocktail Corner / July 21, 2016 / No Comments.

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    My name is… Alexander Hamiltini

    If you’re like us, you’re still not over the fact that you will never see the Tony award winning Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton. To drown in our sorrows, we have decided to have some friends over and serve the cocktails that are only available at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. These drinks include The Hamiltini, made with vodka, sour apple liqueur and sierra mist. Also included at our home bar will be the Burrbon Manhattan, made will Jack Daniels, Sweet Vermouth and Angostrua Bitters. Finally, we will be serving Lin-Manuel Miranda’s favorite drink, the Founders’ Fizz. Find the recipe below…

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    Booze News Weekly

    Booze News Weekly / July 20, 2016 / No Comments.

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    Do you ever find yourself bored with your go-to booze? When you’ve grown tired of that mundane drink order, we’ll be here to talk you through what’s new and noteworthy this week…

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    Her Shot: Mojito Slushies

    Cocktails / July 18, 2016 / No Comments.

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    And you thought Mojitos couldn’t get any better – Slushie Mojitos are about to rock your world. All it involves is taking the classic Mojito’s fresh and zesty ingredients and blending them together with crushed ice. Easy.

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    Man Cave: Vodka Infused Poke Balls

    Cocktails / July 17, 2016 / No Comments.

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    With Pokemon Go already being more popular than Twitter, it’s undeniable that our inner child from the past has come back to “Catch ‘em All!” With this in mind we feel obligated to share this recipe for vodka infused Pokeballs…

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